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The Importance of Tire Maintenance

The Importance of Tire Maintenance

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) suggests that tires are partially responsible for at least 11,000 traffic crashes each year. Almost 200 people die in those accidents. Those 11,000 accidents could have been prevented by essential and routine tire maintenance. Not only is tire maintenance imperative to your safety, but it is also costly. The damages from those accidents resulted in damages excess of $2 billion annually. Tire maintenance can prevent both potentially expensive and dangerous repairs.  The team at Nordgren Automotive can’t stress the importance of tire maintenance enough. Tire maintenance ensures your tires remain safe and functional. Here are the basics of tire maintenance:  Wheel Alignment -- Your wheel alignment should be checked by qualified technicians each year, or any other time, you worry your alignment seems off. If you notice your vehicle pulling to one side, most likely, your wheels need an alignment.  Tire Rotati ... read more